Teaching Students Who are Exceptional, Diverse, and at Risk in the General Education Classroom (with MyEducationLab) / Edition 5

Teaching Students Who are Exceptional, Diverse, and at Risk in the General Education Classroom (with MyEducationLab) / Edition 5

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by Sharon R. Vaughn, Candace S. Bos, Jeanne S. Schumm
     
 

Based on the belief that even small accommodations make a difference in the success of students with disabilities, this text provides classroom teachers with the knowledge, tools, and practical strategies that will empower them to spark learning in every student. From students with disabilities, culturally diverse students, and students with limited English

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Based on the belief that even small accommodations make a difference in the success of students with disabilities, this text provides classroom teachers with the knowledge, tools, and practical strategies that will empower them to spark learning in every student. From students with disabilities, culturally diverse students, and students with limited English proficiency to economically disadvantaged students this text provides teachers with the tools they need in their diverse classrooms. Revised to reflect the most current research, terminology and teaching practices, the strength of this text continues to be its numerous learning activities and sample lessons addressing both elementary and secondary classrooms. This edition continues its very popular multi- chapter unit on curriculum adaptations with specific strategies and activities for teaching reading, writing, and mathematics. With a new chapter on Response to Intervention and Progress Monitoring and full integration of the RTI framework, and the increase emphasis on middle and secondary students, this text continues its reign as an outstanding resource for all general education teachers.

0131381253 / 9780131381254 Teaching Students Who are Exceptional, Diverse, and at Risk in the General Education Classroom (with MyEducationLab)

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ISBN-13:
9780131381254
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/26/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 3.00(d)

Meet the Author

Sharon Vaughn holds the H. E. Hartfelder/Southland Corporation Regents Chair in Human Development and is currently the Director of the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at the University of Texas. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Learning Disabilities and the Co-Editor of Learning Disabilities Research and Practice. She is the recipient of the AERA Special Education SIG distinguished researcher award. She is the author of more than 200 articles and 10 books that address the reading outcomes of students with learning difficulties, learning disabilities and English language learners. She is currently the Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on several Institute for Education Sciences, National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, and Office of Special Education Programs research grants investigating effective interventions for students with learning disabilities and behavior problems as well as students who are English language learners. She can be contacted at: srvaughn@teachnet.edb.utexas.edu

Jeanne Shay Schumm is Professor of Literacy Education at University of Miami. She is currently Professor-in-Residence at the university’s Henry S. West Laboratory School where she directs the UM STARS Reading Laboratory. She has edited or co-authored 15 books including Promising Practices for Urban Reading Instruction (International Reading Association) and Reading Assessment and Instruction for All Learners (Guilford) as well as numerous research articles and book chapters. Her research interests include differentiated reading instruction and teacher education. She can be contacted at schumm@miami.edu

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations

Ch. 1: Special Education and Inclusive Schooling

Ch. 2: Response to Intervention: Developing Success for All Learners

Ch. 3: Communicating and Collaborating with Other Professionals and Family


Ch. 4: Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Ch. 5: Managing Student Behavior and Promoting Social Acceptance

Part 2: Categorical Differences

Ch. 6: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Ch. 7: Teaching Students with Communication Disorders

Ch. 8: Teaching Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Ch. 9: Teaching Students with Autism-Spectrum Disorders/Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Ch. 10: Teaching Students with Developmental Disabilities

Ch. 11: Teaching Student with Impairments, Disabilities, or Traumatic Brain Injury

Part 3: Teaching Practices

Ch. 12: Facilitating Reading

Ch. 13: Facilitating Writing

Ch. 14: Helping All Students Succeed in Math

Part 4: Secondary Instruction

Ch. 15: Differentiating Instruction and Assessment for Middle and High School Students

Ch. 16: Fostering Strategies for Student Independence

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